Why No.10 Is Resisting A Brexit Extension 21/12/2020
Even Tory MPs are calling for a delay as Brexit threatens to combine with Covid to plunge Britain into a bleak midwinter.
Keir Starmer says Boris Johnson must agree "oven ready" deal with Brussels that he promised in 2019.
UK firms warn that even with a trade deal, both sides need to phase-in changes to border checks over six months.
The government is yet to show that its decision not to extend the Brexit transition period was the right one, argues Joe Marshall.
Blair report tells Johnson to delay completion by 12 months to avoid ‘disastrous no deal’ 16/07/2020
'Too late' to strike a full agreement before December cliff-edge, study commissioned by ex-prime minister concludes - and Europe is staring down barrel of 'a deep recession'.
Under cover of Brexit - Chris Grey 03/07/2020
The most important Brexit event of the week came and went with relatively little fanfare, yet it marks a significant moment.
A NEW Scottish campaign is being launched to gather support for rejoining the EU. A poll commissioned by the new group, which has yet to be named, found 63% of Scots support backing an extension to Brexit beyond the December 31 deadline.
SCOTLAND and Wales are to boycott a ministerial video conference with the UK after a Brexit extension was refused before a letter from the Scottish Government had even reached No 10.
Nicola Sturgeon says exiting the Brexit transition period at the end of the year would be "extraordinarily reckless".
Constitutional relations secretary Michael Russell warned of a 'catastrophic' recession due to Covid-19.
A no-deal Brexit later this year during winter and amid coronavirus would be ‘a vicious, and avoidable, combination of risks’ says Health Foundation.
Research suggests public support for transition period delay to help combat coronavirus.
The First Ministers of Scotland and Wales have written to Boris Johnson to request an extension to the Brexit transition period.
The government is to apply much less rigorous EU border checks on imports than it initially had planned, after the Brexit transition period finishes at the end of this year.
Sir Keir Starmer under pressure to back extension to transition period as Scottish Labour supports delay 04/06/2020
The Labour leader is the only opposition boss not to have called for the transition to be extended.
NICOLA Sturgeon has been urged by one of her predecessors to make a direct request to the European Union for a Scottish-only extension to the current transition period in order to protect the country from dealing with a No-Deal Brexit while fighting the coronavirus pandemic and an economic recession.
'The NI Assembly’s vote is a clear indication that Boris Johnson must rethink and do the right thing for those across the UK'
Sadiq Khan breaks Labour ranks to call for Brexit transition extension after coronavirus disruption 01/06/2020
Mayor of London calls for delay beyond the end of the year so businesses and public services will not have to face ‘another cliff edge in six months’ time’
Boris Johnson to get personally involved in Brexit talks as chief negotiator says he doesn’t answer to Dominic Cummings 26/05/2020
EU’s Michel Barnier writes to opposition leader repeating offer of two-year extension.